ARRIVAL is an upcoming science fiction drama film directed by Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) and written by Eric Heisserer (Lights Out), based on Ted Chiang’s 1998 novella Story of Your Life. The film stars Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. It will have its world premiere at the 2016 Venice Film Festival.
When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Adams) - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.